NY Events Calendar: 06.18.08

NY Events Calendar: 06.18.08

Jill Slater
Jun 18, 2008

Art & Design Events...

AT Events:

• June is Outdoors/Gardening Month at Apartment Therapy
• July is Green Design at Home Month! Stay Tuned.

Alexander Calder and George Nakashima
• Compare the material ingenuity and superb craftsmanship of these two artists.
• Through June 28th
• Tina Kim Gallery, 545 W 25th Street

Super Normal
• Everyday objects become icons
• Through June 29th
• The Vitra Store, 29 Ninth Avenue

Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe
• R. Buckminster Fuller, whose theories and innovations traversed the worlds of architecture, visual art, literature, mathematics, molecular biology, and environmental science and have had a deep impact on all of those fields.
• June 26th-September 21st
• Whitney Museum, 945 Madison Avenue

Buckminster Fuller Challenge Conferring Ceremony
• Symposium including design pioneers Dr. John Todd, Hunter Lovins, Greg Watson, and Jay Baldwin moderated by Susan Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis Magazine. Reception to follow.
• June 23rd, 2–5pm, RSVP: rsvp@bfi.org
• Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place (Directions)

POP! The Champagne & Sparkling Wine Club
• Launch Party by Bottlenotes and a viewing of Christie's Pop Culture auction exhibit
• June 19th, 6-8p.m., with champagne, hors d'oeuvres, and caviar from Tsar Nicoulai
• Christie's, 20 Rockefeller Plaza (49th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues). rsvp to: kim.donaldson@bottlenotes.com

Supper Club: Urban Forager and Committed Locavore
• Leda Meredith shares her experience of "The 250" (diet sourced from within a 250 mile radius of Park Slope, Brooklyn since August 2007),and reads from her new memoir, Botany, Ballet and Dinner from Scratch: A Memoir with Recipes.
• June 29th, 5:30, potluck dinner, 6:30 talk
• reBar, 147 Front Street, DUMBO

DWR Summer Party
• Great design ideas for outdoors
• June 19th, 7-9pm, BBQ and fresh mint Mojitos
• DWR Flatiron Studio, 903 Broadway (at 20th), 212.477.1155

New Work By Wendell Castle
• Exhibit of new works in fiberglass
• Through June 21st
• Barry Friedman, 515 West 26th Street. 212.239.8600

The Art of Moroccan Textiles
• Through June 21st
• Cavin-Morris Gallery, 210 11th Ave., Suite 201 (bet. 24th and 25th Sts), 212.226.3768

"Local River" by Mathieu Lehanneur
• Local River anticipates the growing influence the 'locavore' movement by proposing a home storage unit for live freshwater fish combined with a mini vegetable patch.
• Through June 21st
• Artists Space, 38 Greene Street, 3rd Floor, 212. 226.3970

Brooklyn Flea
• Over 200 vendors of vintage furniture, clothing and antiques alongside new designs by local makers of everything from jewelry to textiles.
• Every Sunday, 10am to 5pm (rain or shine)
• Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn

ABC Home Launches Earth Day Campaign
• ABC Home is partnering with 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement on its Carbon Poverty Reduction Program. For every piece of goodwood furniture purchased at ABC Home, a tree will be planted in Kenya to replenish rapidly diminishing biodiversity.
• 888 Broadway, 212.473.3000

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